Climbing is a physical activity requiring great strength and agility. It involves the use of one’s limbs to ascend any steep object, natural or manmade. It may be done competitively, recreationally, professionally or as part of an emergency rescue or military exercise. Types of climbing considered here include indoor climbing such as an artificial wall in a climbing gym, rock climbing or mountaineering, net climbing, industrial climbing and tree climbing.

Climbing mainly involves upper limb muscles such as pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi and lower limb muscles such as gluteus maximus. It requires strength and flexibility throughout the whole body. Specifically climbing involves head extension, cervical extension, ….